Katherine Maude (Rice) Nolan, age 79, of York, NE died on Friday, May 19, 2017 at York. She was born April 5, 1938, in Merna, Nebraska to William Edward and Helen (Nusbaum) Rice. On August 10, 1963 she married Dick Owen Nolan, and to this union four children were born: Richard, John, Ronda, and Cheryl.
Kathy is survived by her sons Richard J. Nolan of Lincoln, NE and John E. Nolan of York, daughters Ronda S. Nolan of York and Cheryl L. Nolan of Carleton, NE, grandchildren: Sarah L. Stearns, Britney K. Nolan and her husband Fenton Phan, both of York, Carey J. Stearns of Beatrice, NE, Chelsea M. Nolan of Booneville, MS, great-grandsons Ethan E. Dodson of York and Samuel O. Phan of York, great-granddaughter Madison G. Horn of Boonville, MS, and step great-grandsons Braeden and Thomas Phan of York. She is also survived by her siblings Ardith Mills of Wakefield, NE, Jim Rice of Bayard, NE, Charles (JoAnn) Rice, of Bradshaw, NE, and Harold Rice of Minnesota. She is survived by several nieces, nephews, and good friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, her brother Don Rice, brother-in-law Harry Mills, step-father John Verana, brother Ed Rice, and sister-in-law Peg Rice.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Metz Chapel in York. Inurment will be held in York’s Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.